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protuberate

[proh-too-buh-reyt, -tyoo-, pruh-] /proʊˈtu bəˌreɪt, -ˈtyu-, prə-/
verb (used without object), protuberated, protuberating.
1.
to bulge out, forming a rounded projection.
Origin of protuberate
1570-1580
1570-80; < Late Latin prōtūberātus, past participle of prōtūberāre. See protuberant, -ate1
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protuberate

/prəˈtjuːbəˌreɪt/
verb
1.
(intransitive) (rare) to swell out or project from the surrounding surface; bulge out
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